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Finding Aid for the Ansel Adams Papers, 1938-1944
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Boxes 1-2

Born Free and Equal

Scope and Content Note

[First published by U.S. Camera, New York, 1944]
Box 1

2 typescripts.

Physical Description: One 37 leaves the other 71 leaves, both with extensive holograph corrections. Boxed in brown cloth slip case.
Box 1

3 typescripts (carbon).

Physical Description: Varying slightly in pagination, with minor holograph corrections. About 50 leaves each. Together in one envelope.
Box 1

Preliminary typescript to text.

Physical Description: 118 leaves, in mixed order.
Box 1

Proofs of photographs used in book.

Physical Description: 23 sheets.
Box 1

1 folder of data used in book.

Physical Description: 29 leaves of typescript (some carbon) and mimeograph.
Box 1

Proof corrections, typescript (carbon).

Physical Description: 12 leaves.
Box 1

Titles for photographs.

Physical Description: 23 leaves.
Box 2

Manzanar Relocation Center photographs.

Physical Description: Cleared prints, 196 pieces.
Box 2

Correspondence regarding photographs used - mostly authorization for their use.

Physical Description: 132 pieces.
Box 2

Correspondence regarding publication of book.

Physical Description: 104 pieces.


Among the 104 pieces are three letters from Dorothea Lange.
Box 1

Ephemera about Manzanar.

Box 1

Manzanar High Yearbook

Scope and Content Note

Containing photographs of the Senior play, by Ansel Adams.
Box 1

Pictorial Edition of the Manzanar Free Press, vol.4 no.1, September 10, 1943.

Box 1

Manzanar Free Press, vol.5 no.9, January 29, 1944.

Oversize Box 3

Sierra Nevada - The John Muir Trail

Oversize Box 3

Title page and specifications. Published by the Archetype Press, Berkeley, 1938.

Physical Description: In wine-colored, cloth slipcase.